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Adrian Collins runs Grimdark Magazine and loves anything to do with telling darker stories. Doesn't matter the format, or when it was published or produced--just give him a grim story told in a dark world by a morally grey protagonist and this bloke's in his happy place. Add in a barrel aged stout to sip on after a cheeky body surf under the Australian sun, and that's his heaven.

A public apology to authors recently published by GdM

When I started Grimdark Magazine I was a self-published author whose attempts at short story sales and books had not gone well. Whatever the reasons, I wanted to set up a space and a...

REVIEW: Hammer and Bolter Episode 4: Fangs

In episode 4 of Warhammer TV’s Hammer and Bolter, Fangs, we finally get to my favourite 40k faction, the Space Wolves space marines. On the death world of Fenris three veteran Space Wolves sit around...

REVIEW: See

In a post-apocalyptic world where only two million humans remain and have survived without sight for five centuries, an army of witch finders hunt a woman and her twins. A warrior who has taken...

Grimdark Magazine Issue #28 is here!

Grimdark Magazine Issue #28 is here and there is plenty of good stuff for you to get your teeth into. We’ve managed to get some authors into this issue who I’ve been itching to...

REVIEW: Squid Game

In Squid Game, the latest piece of brilliant Asian games-based deadly horror TV translated to English by Netflix, a group of people up to their eyeballs in debt join a deadly game to win riches....

REVIEW: Angels of Death: Tempest

In Tempest, the fifth episode of the barnstorming debut series from WarhammerTV, Angels of Death, we flash back to an epilogue to the current story. The Tyranid hive fleet has arrived and a void battle...

REVIEW: Angels of Death: Awakenings

We continue our episode-by-episode coverage of Warhammer TV’s Angels of Death with episode 4, Awakenings. And from the outset, during a flashback, where Kazarion speaks of the Black Rage with the mighty Lord Mephiston...

Discussing the Wisdom of Crowds with Joe Abercrombie

With The Wisdom of Crowds being released this week, Gollancz gave me the opportunity to interview Joe Abercrombie about the influences for The Age of Madness and Bayaz, the risks of putting new characters into...

REVIEW: The Wisdom of Crowds by Joe Abercrombie

Having absolutely loved A Little Hatred and The Trouble with Peace, my expectations for The Wisdom of Crowds by Joe Abercrombie were absolutely sky high. With this gritty and fun book full of civil unrest, backstabbing, butchery,...

REVIEW: Angels of Death: Trail of Blood

Deep in the Hive, the Blood Angels space marines continue to battle the masses of Tyranid cultists in the hopes of finding their captain in the latest release from Warhammer TV, Angels of Death:...